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Fabrication and Welding Engineering - Advanced Apprenticeship - Level 3 at Crawley College

Course description

This framework will provide the necessary skills for someone to fulfill one of the following roles or similar:

Job Title

Job Role

Sheet Metal



Use metals/materials up to 3mm thick working from drawings to mark out shapes on the metal before cutting out. Cut, shape and join materials using hand/CNC cutting and pressing machines/thermal cutting equipment, fabricate and assemble pipework.

Plater /



Using metals/materials more than 3 millimetres thick working from

engineering drawings and templates to mark out, cut and shape materials using manual or automated processes including thermal cutting equipment and join materials using fasteners or welding methods.



Join sections, pipes, tubes or plates together by a manual or automated

process. Plan, implement and monitor welding resources and activities, quality check welds, identify and solve problems. They usually specialise in more than one welding process according to product produced

Functional Skills will be delivered via weekly classes at college, starting in September (unless exempt).

Personal Learning and Thinking Skills delivered in company by the assessor.

ERR will be delivered in company by the assessor.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for employees aged 16 or over working in the Fabrication and Welding Industry who have completed a Level 2 Qualification in Fabrication and Welding.

Candidates must possess GCSEs grade C and above in maths and English or relevant Functional Skills qualifications, be employed and working in the Electrical and Electronics Industry and have an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Fabrication and Welding.

The candidate will be requested to attend an interview where they will be asked to undertake technical assessment and a basic skills assessment.

The apprentice must have access to a range of work via their employer to enable completion of the competence based assessment.

Future opportunities

HNC/HND; Higher Apprenticeship

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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